scaremonger


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scare·mon·ger

 (skâr′mŭng′gər, -mŏng′-)
n.
One who spreads frightening rumors; an alarmist.

scare′mon′ger·ing n.

scaremonger

(ˈskɛəˌmʌŋɡə)
n
a person who delights in spreading rumours of disaster
ˈscareˌmongering n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scaremonger - a person who spreads frightening rumors and stirs up trouble
alarmist - a person who alarms others needlessly

scaremonger

noun
One who needlessly alarms others:
Translations
مُرَوِّج الإشاعات المُفْزِعَه
panikář
panikspreder
rémhírterjesztő
hrakspámaîur
panikár
telâşçıvelveleci

scaremonger

[ˈskɛəmʌŋgəʳ] Nalarmista mf

scaremonger

[ˈskɛərmʌŋgər] nalarmiste mf

scaremonger

[ˈskɛəˌmʌŋgəʳ] nallarmista m/f

scare

(skeə) verb
to startle or frighten. You'll scare the baby if you shout; His warning scared her into obeying him.
noun
1. a feeling of fear or alarm. The noise gave me a scare.
2. a feeling of fear or panic among a large number of people. a smallpox scare.
scared adjective
frightened. I'm scared of spiders; a scared little girl.
ˈscarecrow noun
a figure set up eg in a field, to scare away birds and stop them eating the seeds etc.
ˈscaremonger noun
a person who spreads alarming rumours.
scare away/off
to make go away or stay away because of fear. The birds were scared away by the dog.
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He said: "Brian Lenihan can come out with as much spin and waffle as he wants - he's trying to scaremonger people that pensions won't be there.
Some of the rogues use highpressure tactics, scaremonger about rising crime, and lie about the alarms being directly linked to the police.
It is obvious the FUW are trying to scaremonger in an attempt to further their campaign against banning hunting with dogs.
HYSTERICAL right-wing scaremonger tactics over the 50 per cent tax on the very richest is fundamentally dishonest.
It was calm and statesmanlike, a far cry from the ranting scaremonger we saw too often during the campaign.
Tell me, am I a scaremonger or one with vision of the future which is no longer bright?
The former Commons Clerk Sir Robert Rogers accused me of being a scaremonger.
Chris Kealy agreed, " agreed, adding: "Hypocritical of the Yes campaign to simply scaremonger about the potential privatisation all through the independence debate, even after the Record revealed the scale of their public spending on private health.
IT is sad that Plaid Cymru continue to scaremonger and spread completely unfounded claims for their own political purposes.
For the record, Cllr Morgan neither works or lives in Kirkby, so it is absolutely disgraceful for him to accuse a respected community representative of being a scaremonger.
There are many good homes doing great things, but perceptions will never change as long as the media continues to scaremonger and cover few positive stories - and there are plenty.
But she said: "Plaid attempted to scaremonger on the NHS before last May's election and failed miserably.